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  • His favourite word is east.

Liberal MP for Steveston—Richmond East (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the #BurmaEarthquake https://t.co/LkpLtYBBEP

Posted on Twitter Congrats @beynate Very happy for your family! https://t.co/0769ctH1BZ

Posted on Twitter My thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by #ItalyEarthquake https://t.co/wFCrWKjyR4

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats @EvanDunfee on your #bronze medal! We are so proud! #Rio2016 #GoCANADAGo https://t.co/TCHPUPV1f0

Posted on Twitter @thenatehawkins I am in the midst of planning an #electoralreform townhall. Once the date and venue are confirmed, they will be posted here!

Posted on Twitter R.I.P my friend. https://t.co/ItjbGfFeZq

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Spoke in the House on Shabbat Mr. Speaker, on Friday, May 13, in Richmond, I had the honour of joining friends for a communal Shabbat dinner. That night, I enjoyed inspiring conversation, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Mr. Chair, thank you so much. Gentlemen, thank you for attending. Mr. Meredith, welcome back, and Mr. Goldstein, it's good to see you. I was struck ...

Spoke in the House on National Strategy for Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias Act Mr. Speaker, I too am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-233, an act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. To the witnesses, thank you very much. Your testimony has been extremely helpful to me in getting an understanding of the issue. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) You're very welcome. The whole purpose of this exercise is for Canada to try to create a system here that is comparable to the American system, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bee Health Monitoring in Canada Mr. Chair, thank you. Guests, thank you so much. Your comments have been very helpful to me. I've been trying to wrap my head around an ...

Spoke in the House on Trinity Western University Madam Speaker, I am honoured to stand today to pay special tribute to the recently opened Richmond campus of Trinity Western University. As many know, Trinity ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) I too would like to thank the witnesses. Mr. St-Denis, you spoke with passion and clarity. Mr. Verkaik, thank you as well for your thoughts. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Lemaire, Ms. Fowlie, and Mr. Gilvesy, thank you for coming out and presenting us with a very thoughtful and thorough talk. ...

Mentioned by Richmond News Letter: Loo's jet fuel optimism naive The City of Richmond Mayor, who is a very experienced politician, with many years of public service, says “no” to a jet fuel tank farm sitting next to the Fraser River. Richmond MP Joe Peschisolido is another experienced politician, who warns of the ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Peschisolido: Port of Vancouver must adjust to changed government in Ottawa MP Joe Peschisolido (Steveston-East Richmond) said the port has become unresponsive to community concerns since the Stephen Harper government granted near-autonomous powers in 2008. “I believe we should have a full review of the port authority, ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada Transportation Act Review Report It's a tough one—no worries. Mr. Tupper and Madam Duff, thank you for appearing. I'd like to follow up on some points that Mr. Longfield was ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Trans-Pacific Partnership Mr. Seppey and Mr. Landreville, welcome. Mr. Seppey, thank you for your comments. My riding is Steveston—Richmond East, and I have a whole lot of farmers ...

Mentioned by Post Conflicting reports on Canada-China launching FTA negotiations - Regina Leader A spokesman from the federal Ministry of International Trade said Canada is not engaged in FTA negotiations with China, responding to comments made earlier on Saturday by Liberal Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido. “Expanding trade with ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Conflicting reports on Canada-China launching FTA negotiations A spokesman from the federal Ministry of International Trade said Canada is not engaged in FTA negotiations with China, responding to comments made earlier on Saturday by Liberal Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido. “Expanding trade with ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Conflicting reports on Canada-China launching FTA negotiations A spokesman from the federal Ministry of International Trade said Canada is not engaged in FTA negotiations with China, responding to comments made earlier on Saturday by Liberal Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido. “Expanding trade with ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Conflicting reports on Canada-China launching FTA negotiations A spokesman from the federal Ministry of International Trade said Canada is not engaged in FTA negotiations with China, responding to comments made earlier on Saturday by Liberal Steveston-Richmond East MP Joe Peschisolido. “Expanding trade with ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I was heartened to hear the member's comments on the balancing act between having folks come in with a knowledge of English and also ...

Spoke in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, January 30, I was honoured to attend an evening of education, conversation, and reflection at the Al-Zahraa Islamic Centre on No. 5 ...

Spoke in the House on Steveston-Richmond East Hero Mr. Speaker, it is my privilege to pay special tribute to Ken Brodie, a 73-year-old retired mailman and long-time Richmond resident. On December 30, Ken Brodie ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of debate on Address in Reply Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to stand in this House for the first time to discuss and debate the Speech from the Throne. I would ...